Justice Marco Antonio Marques da Silva received an honor on 1st April courtesy of PUC-Sao Paulo. Being a Criminal Law professor at Perdizes Campus, a recently build auditorium was named after him to demonstrate the act of honor. The university president, Dirceu de Mello, presided over the cutting edge opening ceremony. He captioned Marco Antonio’s acts of justice as someone who is always available to assist whenever possible. He praised him for spearheading the construction and completion of the modern auditoriums terming the honor as quite appropriate in the process.
Judge Marco Antonio Marques da Silva was born in 1958, at Itapetininga City. At a younger age of around 15 years, Marco Antonio already knew what his passion was in life. Contrary to the popular belief that the younger generation especially in its teens is a confused sheep, not knowing where to actually settle, Marco Antonio proved different in this regard. He made a lifetime decision early enough to design a promising path towards a law career.
In 1977, he started his law degree at PUC and completed in 1981 leading to his historic graduation. It is in Pontifical Catholic University where Judge Marco Antonio Marques da Silva advanced to masters and doctorate as well as brainstorming a little bit on teaching degrees. He attended a postdoctoral fellowship at Coimbra Faculty of Law in the year 2005. Marco Antonia became a professor based at PUC in 1982. Fast forward into the year 2003, he earned his tenure and still lectures until the recent time.
It was in 1983 when Justice Marcos Antonio Marques da Silva was selected to the State Judiciary. He specialized his skills in Palmeira D’Oeste, Diadema, Monte Alto as well as Sao Paulo counties. He got promotion to the position of a substitute judge in 2002 and successfully rose above the ranks to the coveted status of being in the judge bench at the court of appeal. He has a penchant desire for literary works and is the architect of 13 books and 40 articles. Included in his literary works is the “Luso-Brazilian Treaty on Human Dignity” where a joint editing between him and Jorge Miranda, the European Law Professor who has a specific focus in the constitutional laws was witnessed.